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Nellcote

833 W. Randolph St. (Green St.) Send to Phone
312-432-0500 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Nellcôte’s rock and roll roots and memorable atmosphere outshine its fare.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Thurs.-Sat.
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Nellcote Restaurant Review

: You’ll remember the experience of dining at Nellcôte long after you’ve forgotten the food you’ve eaten there. Inspired by the French mansion where the Rolling Stones famously recorded “Exile on Main Street,” Nellcôte manages to transport you to an era of glamour since forgotten. Chandeliers, padded booths and chairs, a two-tiered dining room and an unforgettable bathroom all add to the charm. Don’t get us wrong --- Jared Van Camp’s inventive pizzas (some with house-made fennel sausage, others with a sunny side up organic egg) and pastas (butternut squash agnolotti) are plenty adequate, if slightly overshadowed by the swank surroundings. But maybe it’s the influence of the cocktails, aptly named for Stones songs, which impair our memory. After all, “Under My Thumb” is more than a great tune; here, it’s Bacardi 8-Year, Geijer Glogg, Pumpkin Spice liqueur and egg.

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